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Stubby Rose Anemone Urticina coriacea

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This Urticina coriacea (Stubby Rose Anemone) was visible at low tide.

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wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

This Schizoporella unicornis (Orange Encrusting Bryozoan) was a bright orange spot at low tide.

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Purple Shore Crab Hemigrapsus nudus

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

I liked the color contrast with the green anemones, pink coralline algae, and this Purple Shore Crab.

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Dire whelk Lirabuccinum dirum

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Lirabuccinum dirum (Dire Whelk) was abundant at Iceberg Point.

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twinflower Linnaea borealis

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Linnaea borealis (Twinflower) was growing in the woods near Iceberg Point.

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Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Here's a small 1" Leptasterias hexactis (Colorful Six-armed Star) at low tide.

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crown brodiaea Brodiaea coronaria

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

I thought these were Campanula rotundifolia (Common Harebell aka Bluebells-of-Scotland) at sea level, and am pleased to find out via iNaturalist that they're a new wildflower for me!

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Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

The Anthopleura elegantissima (Pink-tipped Anemone)are bright green on Lopez Island, due to algae.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

wendy5

Date

June 14, 2015

Description

Here's an American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus or Rana catesbeiana), an invasive species on Lopez. It was hopping across a road, and was the only one I saw, or have ever seen in the Pacific Northwest.

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Black Abalone Haliotis cracherodii

Observer

islandstewards

Date

April 24, 2015 01:20 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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pickettca

Date

March 30, 2015 02:20 PM HST

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Sea Lettuce Ulva rigida

Observer

pickettca

Date

March 30, 2015 02:20 PM HST

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Steller Sea Lion Eumetopias jubatus

Observer

summermule

Date

September 8, 2014 03:45 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

On Whale Rocks.

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Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

Twenty observed close to the cliff shore, diving and preening. A few were molting into their red necks and gold ear tufts.

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Douglas' Blue-eyed-grass Olsynium douglasii

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

March 18, 2014 09:15 AM PDT

Description

Many flowering plants observed on rocky bald habitat, north-facing slope in association with grasses, mosses, and reindeer lichen.

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Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Observer

tsoleau

Date

October 21, 2012

Description

On a satellite tower in the sound. Adult male. Here's a photo one of the crew members took: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0wvNAuNIfOI/UITQJgerVpI/AAAAAAAAGCw/vXhrdpaAuSU/s1600/IMG_7378%2B%25282%2529.jpg

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Minke Whale Balaenoptera acutorostrata

Observer

tsoleau

Date

October 21, 2012

Description

I didn't get a photo of this one. I just saw it when it surfaced briefly and then it was gone.

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Common Murre Uria aalge

Observer

tsoleau

Date

October 21, 2012

Description

We saw a ton of these on our 7 hour whale watching tour in Puget Sound. I know it's not a good photo, but I'm sure of the ID.

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Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

3 observed in a hedgerow backed by farm pastures.

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Goose Barnacle Pollicipes polymerus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Above water at -1.2 low tide.

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Tidepool sculpin Oligocottus maculosus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Amidst barnacles in lower center of photo; observed in tidepool.

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Black Katy Chiton Katharina tunicata

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

In upper right corner of photo; observed in tide pool.

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crown brodiaea Brodiaea coronaria

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Flowering in the grass prairie.

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Vesicled Rockweeds Genus Fucus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Rockweed exposed at -1.2 foot low tide.

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Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

In tide pools at -1.2 foot low tide; all with pink tentacles withdrawn.

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Six-rayed Star Leptasterias hexactis

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Found under rock in tide pool at -1.2 low tide.

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Blackclaw Crestleg Crab Lophopanopeus bellus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Found under tide pool rock at -1.2 low tide.

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Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Found beneath a rock in tidepool at -1.2 foot tide.

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Orange Sea Cucumber Cucumaria miniata

Observer

cbchickadee

Date

June 18, 2012

Description

Common in tidepools at low tide ( -1.2 feet on this day); some with tentacles extended, others withdrawn.